Chromium Starter Source

Chromium is a grayish metal with a blue tint that can be used to harden steel and to create stainless steel. Chromium is also found in the automotive and medical industries.

View more details on chromium’s Safety Data Sheet.


General Properties

Symbol: Cr
Atomic Number: 24
Atomic Weight: 51.996
Density: 7.18 gm/cc
Melting Point: 1857 oC
Boiling Point: 2672 oC
Thermal Conductivity: 0.939 W/cm/K @ 298.2 K
Electrical Resistivity: 12.9 microhm-cm @ 0 oC
Electronegativity: 1.6 Paulings
Specific Heat:  0.107 Cal/g/K @ 25 oC
Heat of Vaporization: 72.97 K-cal/gm atom at 2672 oC
Heat of Fusion:  3.66 Cal/gm mole


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